Three mainstays of the local music scene are bringing out new CDs during the coming week, each holding special shows to celebrate their release:
* Modern rockers Bear Lake show off the new EP "Pierre on the Loose" on Saturday, June 9, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Lightning Love and Brae are also on the bill. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8. Call 248-544-3030 or visit www.bearlakemusic.net.
* Veteran singer-songwriter Jeff Scott spotlights his new album, "The Long Way Home," at 9 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at the UDetroit Cafe, 1427 Randolph St., Detroit. Tickets are $10. Call 313-962-0660 or visit www.jeffscottmusic.com.
* Gentleman guitarist Johnnie Bassett delivers "I Can Make That Happen" -- his second for the Grosse Pointe Farms-based Mack Avenue Records and the follow-up to 2009's "The Gentleman is Back" -- with a free performance at 9 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Northern Lights Lounge, 600 Baltimore St., Detroit. Call 313-873-1739 or visit www.mackaveneue.com.